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The Deerfield Middle School cross country state champs

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Cross country champs Deerfield (pictured) swept the Middle School State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, with the girls winning their first title and the boys taking their third in the last four years. The girls tallied 85 points to beat Hollis-Brookline (115) in the small school division behind Serena Britos (fifth, 15:06), Sarah Zarakotas (12th, 15:22), Piper Kilgore (16th, 15:32), …

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Soccer champions The Hopkinton Stormin’ Hawks (above) won the 5/6 Girls Division B soccer championship. Members of the championship team are Zelda Ackerman, Jordyn Barrett, Olivia Bradfield, Bea Burack, Brooke Carlson, Abby Condon, Emma Crawford, Kasey Czarnecki, Teagan Ekstrom, Jaclyn French, Blake Licata, Lucy Licata, Maurgan McGrath, Emily Nestler, Anna O’Reilly and Mia …

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

JV results The Concord JV boys’ soccer team defeated Spaulding, 9-0, to improve to 11-3. Raj Bhandari scored four goals to lead the Tide offense, while Dan Detwiller scored a pair and Jack Foisey, John Weinberg and Justin Toler added single tallies. ∎ The Concord JV field hockey team defeated Timberlane, 2-0. Jessie Reed scored both goals for the Tide. Hayley Munroe, Ashley Fitcher, …

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

JV results The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team fell to Goffstown, 1-0. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team fell to Raymond, 25-17, 25-15, 15-13, on Monday. ∎ The H-D/Hopkinton Redhawks JV football team defeated the Exeter sophomore team, 21-14. Henry Yianakoplos threw touchdown passes to Travis Stephansky and …

Letter: How about some solutions?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Have you seen it? I’m sure you have. Mudslinging ads on TV have trickled over to news stories and letters in the paper. Many Democrat candidates for office and liberal organizations are on an endless smear campaign of Republican candidates, regardless of whether running for state representative or …

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Charity 5K champion Matthew Bartolotti of Henniker (pictured above, left) won the Michael G. Williams Memorial Fun Run 5K with a time of 20:52. The was race organized by John Stark senior Jessie Osgood (above right) for her …

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The …

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Golf tournament “Team Stringer,” the team made up of Scott Haskell, Ian Stringer, Jay Darrah and Jason Carr (pictured above), won the PMHS Boys’ Basketball Golf Tournament at Loudon Country Club with a score of 11-under. Youth hockey …

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

JV results The Bow High School JV girls’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Lea Crompton (three goals), Molly Garrett (two goals, assist), Abbey Horner (two assists), Shannon Murray (assist) and Sarah Martin (assist) led Bow’s offense. Emily Amsden played a complete game for Bow in net, making …

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

JV result The Bow JV field hockey team defeated Bishop Brady, 2-0. Erin Boldwin scored both goals, with assists coming from Laura Hoeker, Shannon Ford and Cassie Meaney. Jennie Ess and Katie Vozella played well in front of goalie Sara Anoli. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ soccer team topped …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 26, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The Bears had five runners in the top seven to take first in the Black Bear Invitational. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (3) The Falcons (2-0) have allowed just four first downs in two games. 3. …

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Friday, September 26, 2014

JV result The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team fell to Hanover, 6-0. John Stark held Hanover to 2-0 at halftime but couldn’t contain them in the second half. Middle school results The Rundlett Middle School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams both took first place in a …

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team defeated host Bow, 3-1, Tuesday. The Hawks trailed 1-0 at halftime before Olivia Burdette converted a penalty kick to knot the score at 1-1. Hannah Wood scored the Hawks’ final two goals to secure the victory. Caitie McGlashan led a …